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Potato Leaves Plasas

Submitted by West Africa Cooks on Mon, 2012-10-29 22:28

Summary

Yield
8 Servings
SourceFavourite Sierra Leone Recipes by Pamela Greene
Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
50 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 20 minutes

Description

Sweat potato leaves, fish, groundnut and palm oil.

Ingredients

2 bunches
sweat potato leaves (fresh bundles leaves)
1⁄2 pound
fish (smoked dried)
1  
onion (large chopped)
1⁄2 cup
groundnut (paste)
3 cups
water
1⁄2 pint
palm oil
2  
peppers (red)
1 pound
meat (and bone)
   
ogiri (flavouring optional)

Instructions

How to cook Potato Leaves Plasas?
Method:- Simmering
1. Cut meat into cubes and put into a saucepan containing water, salt, onion and pepper.
2. Add palm oil and simmer slowly until meat is tender and part of the water has evaporated.
3. Wash and shred leaves finely. Add to the ingredients in the saucepan and allow to simmer until the leaves are soft.
4. Mix the groundnut paste with some warm water and add to the sauce. Cook over low heat and stir occasionally to prevent burning.
5. Add flaked fish and simmer until fish is tender.
6. Serve with rice or other starchy staple food.

Notes

Important Nutrition Information:- Provides all nutrients especially vitamin A and protein
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